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WATCH: Legoland Discovery Center breaks ground at Plymouth Meeting Mall; 50,000 Lego bricks dumped

By Andy Stettler @andystettler on Twitter|

Ex-AG Kane faces up to 23 months in jail for perjury

NORRISTOWN >> Finding former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s actions were “deliberate, calculated and vengeful,” a judge imposed a jail sentence against the onetime top law enforcer on perjury and abuse of powe...

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|


  • News

    Spay & save: Ernie needs a loving home

    My name is Ernie, and some bad people severely hurt my tail. The nice people at Spay and Save rescued me and arranged for surgery to have my tail removed since it was so badly damaged. According to the doctor I am ready for a new home. Even after all of that I am sweet, loving and still trust humans. Can you please take me home and love me so no one will ever hurt me again?


  • Entertainment

    Colonial Cooking Workshop at Pottsgrove Manor set for Nov. 5-6

    Learn about colonial hospitality at historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6, during “At Table with Mrs. Potts: A Georgian Dining Experience.” Historic foodways expert Niel V. de Marino will be on site focusing on the foods and dining experience of a colonial household like that of the Potts family.


  • Entertainment

    Playcrafters present ‘The Hollow’ by Agatha Christie

    A classic English country home outside of London in the 40s is the setting of Playcrafters’ next stage play, “The Hollow,” first written as a novel in 1946 by the brilliant and famed queen of mystery, Agatha Christie.

    By Mary Cantell For Playcrafters|

  • Crime

    Royersford man charged with 17 burglaries in Chester, Montgomery counties

    Police filed charges against a Royersford man Wednesday after they found he was tied to multiple burglaries in Chester and Montgomery counties.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • News

    Weeks after rollout, Montgomery County public safety radios found to be defective

    NORRISTOWN >> Weeks after the first radios were distributed in Montgomery County’s $36.6 million public safety radio upgrade project, officials began to realize there was a problem.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

  • News

    Couple draws jail in straw purchase for Pottstown shooter

    NORRISTOWN >> Concerned about straw purchases that allow guns to get into the hands of “bad people,” a judge sent a couple to jail for their roles in the illegal transfer of a handgun to a North Coventry man who was involved in several Pottstown shootings.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    A true e-meow-gency: First-responders rescue a cat in West Vincent

    WEST VINCENT >> There’s no place like home.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • News

    APSCUF strike: Strike continues, WCU subcontracts athletic trainers

    WEST CHESTER >> As the strike continues, the majority of classes on West Chester University’s campus, along with the other 13 universities in the state system have largely stopped, but the university’s homecoming celebration will continue.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

  • News

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Oct. 23

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  • Petra Fall festival offers family fun Oct. 28

    Families looking for a Halloween alternative — and lots of fun — are invited to the 2016 Petra Fall Fest at Petra Church, New Holland, on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. All are welcome, and everything but the optional purchase of food from food trucks is free!


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